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Morning Joe: I Love Connecticut, Not The Taxes

June 15th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

WFSB 3 Connecticut MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough loves living in Connecticut. He’s just not crazy about the taxes. From his morning perch he has railed against state taxes that could drive corporate giants such as GE out of Connecticut. More from Face the State host Dennis House:

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Business Community: New Taxes Bad For State

June 10th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Leaders of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council are urging its membership to contact legislative officials and the governor to rollback the tax increases adopted in the state budget. Fairfield-based General Electric has announced it may relocate its corporate headquarters as a result of the new taxes. The Connecticut General Assembly is expected to conduct a […]

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GE May Bail Out After Another Tax Hit, Malloy: Let’s Talk, Looney: Take A Hike

June 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Following another major tax hike approved by the General Assembly, General Electric’s chief executive officer notified Connecticut employees “I have assembled an exploratory team to look into the company’s options to relocate corporate HQ to another state with a more pro-business environment.” The response from the top Democrat in the Senate, Martin Looney: Who cares.

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Corporate Threats To Flee State Shake Up Legislative Session In Final Days

June 2nd, 2015 · 20 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: A vote on the tax deal struck over the weekend was delayed Monday as legislative leaders sought revisions demanded by rebellious members, some in response to an outcry by major corporations over a tripling of a computer-services levy and an increase in other business and income taxes.

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Tetreau Responds To GE Tax Concerns–State Must Be Business Friendly

June 2nd, 2015 · 12 Comments · News and Events

Fairfield’s Democratic First Selectman Mike Tetreau, in an interview with Steve Krauchick From Doing It Local, weighs in on General Electric’s threat that the tax hikes backed by Governor Dan Malloy and the Connecticut General Assembly could force the town’s largest taxpayer to bail out of the state. GE, its headquarters located a stone’s throw […]

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Yikes! GE Threatens To Bail On CT

June 1st, 2015 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The corporate suits at General Electric issued a strong warning today. New tax increases about to be approved in the state budget could cause the Fairfield-based company to say sayonara.

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Site To Replace Harding High School Cleared For Construction By State

March 6th, 2015 · 40 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has paved the way for construction of a new school to replace Harding High on contaminated property off Boston Avenue owned by General Electric. Read DEEP clean-up decision here.

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Few Written Comments On New Harding Location

December 27th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: An open call for comments on plans to build a new Harding High School on a contaminated Bond Street parcel owned by GE drew written responses from a handful of people by the Dec. 18 deadline.

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